BWP20-12P Area SensorAutonics

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BWP series from Autonics is a range of area sensors (plastic housing) with a variety of 4 types of products. BWP20-12P from Autonics is an Area Sensor with polarity PNP (open collector output). 12 numbers of optical axes & 20mm pitch optical axis, 220mm length, and operating voltage of 12 - 24 VDC

BWP20-12P from Autonics comes with the following properties:

  • 13mm slim body with Fresnel a lens.
  • Adoption of plastic (PC/ABS) injection case.
  • Includes Stop transmission function, mutual interference prevention function. Job indicator blinks function. Light ON/Dark-on switching function.
  • Easy to distinguishing side/front and long-distance with high luminance twin operation indicators.
  • Fast response time, max 7ms.
  • 4 types of products (optical axis pitch: 20mm, no. of optical axis 8, 12, 16, 20).


Brand Information

“Autonics” is a leading provider of automation solutions from South Korea. They develop and manufacture a wide range of automation products that are marketed worldwide. Their core products include various sensors, controllers, and motion devices, measuring equipment, laser marking systems, connection equipment, and more. Autonics products are trusted and adopted by engineers in various industrial applications and their technology is widely applied in day-to-day automation devices.

With 12 international offices in South Korea, China, Japan, India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Russia, Turkey, USA, Brazil, Mexico, Autonics is able to provide comprehensive automation solutions for their customers across the globe.

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Warranty Information

One Year Warranty
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Additional Information

• Sensing type:
Transmitted-beam type.
• Sensing Distance:
• Sensing target:
Opaque materials of min. Ø 30mm.
• Optical axis patch:
• No. of optical axis:
• Sensing width:
• Point angle:
Within ±5◦ (at over 3m sensing distance).
• Power supply.:
12-24VDC ±10% (Ripple P-P: Max 10%).
• Protection circuit:
• Current consumption:
Emitter Max. 80mA, Receiver Max. 80mA.
• Control output:
• NPN open collector output : Load voltage: max. 30VDC. Load current: max. 150mA. Residual voltage: max. 1VDC. • PNP open collector output: Load current: max. 150mA. Output voltage: min (power supply-2.5) VDC.
• Operation mode:
Light ON/Dark-on switching.
• Short circuit protection:
• Response time:
Max. 6ms (frequency B select Max. 7ms).
• Light source:
Infrared LED (850nm modulated light type).
• Synchronization type:
Timing method by synchronous line.
• Interference protection:
Interference protection by master/slave function.
• Ambient illumination:
Sun: max. 10,000Ꙇx, incandescent lamp: 3000Ꙇx.
• Ambient temperature:
-10~+55◦C (at non-freezing status).
• Storage temperature:
• Ambient humidity:
35~85 RH.
• Storage humidity:
35~85 RH.
• Noise strength:
The square wave noise by noise simulator (Voltage ±240V. period 10ms. Pulse width 1µs).
• Dielectric strength:
1000VAC 50/60 Hz for 1 min.
• Insulation resistance:
Min 20MΩ (500VDC mega).
• Vibration:
1.5mm amplitude at a frequency of 10~55Hz in each of X, Y, Z directions for 2 hours.
• Shock:
500m/s2 (50G) in X, Y, Z directions for 3 times.
• Protection:
IP40 (IEC standard).
• Material:
Body: PC/ABS. Lens: Acrylic.
• Cable:
Emitter: Ø3.5mm, 4P, 3m/ Receiver: Ø3.5mm, 4P, 3m.
• Unit weight:
Approx. 320g.
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